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Wangechi Mutu  1972, KE

Rank (2014): 312 

Artwork:

Wangechi Mutu, Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours, 2004
The Saatchi Gallery

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Female
Painting, Collage



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Country
USA 105
United Kingdom 14
Canada 9
France 7
Germany 6




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Artist Rank
Kara Walker  157 18
Julie Mehretu  541 16
Carrie Mae Weems  326 15




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Institution
  Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, USA 7
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 7
  New Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 4



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1972 Born in Nairobi (KE)

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 171  Please report missing Information


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   Dak'Art 2014 - 11čme Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar Send message

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   Death Is Your Body - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main Send message

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   Die Göttliche Komödie. Himmel, Hölle, Fegefeuer aus Sicht afrikanischer Gegenwartskünstler - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main Send message

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   Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL Send message

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   30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA Send message

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2013
   Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Wangechi Mutu - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Wangechi Mutu - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

2012
   Wangechi Mutu - Nitarudi Ninarudi I Plan To Return I Am Returning - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
   Wangechi Mutu - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
   Wangechi Mutu - blackthrones - Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels
   Wangechi Mutu - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

2010
   Wangechi Mutu - Hunt Bury Flee - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven - Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year 2010 - WIELS - Centrum voor Hedendaagse kunst, Brussels
   My Dirty Little Heaven - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   Wangechi Mutu: This You Call Civilization? - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2008
   Wangechi Mutu - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna
   Wangechi Mutu - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

2007
   Wangechi Mutu. "Yo.n.I" - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
   Wangechi Mutu - Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN

2006
   Wangechi Mutu - Sleeping Heads Lie - Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN
   Exhuming Gluttony: A Lover’s Requiem - Salon 94, New York City, NY
   Wangechi Mutu - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

2005
   New Work - Wangechi Mutu - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Wangechi Mutu - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   problematica - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

2004
   Wangechi Mutu - Artpace - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

2003
   Pagan Poetry - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
   Wangechi Mutu - Momenta Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013
   The Shadows Took Shape - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Bolshe Sveta / More Light - Manege Central Exhibition Hall , Moscow
Description  Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (England)
   Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
   Migrating Identities - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Painting at the Edge of Reality - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
Description and image  A Different Kind Of Order: The ICP Triennial - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
   Sakahŕn: International Indigenous Art - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

2012
Description and image  1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi
   überall und nirgends - Werke aus der Sammlung Reydan Weiss - Kunsthaus Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf
   The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
   GroupShow - Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Luxembourg
   Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art: An International Contemporary Art - Redline Art Center, Denver, CO
   La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Trade Routes Over Time - Stevenson, Cape Town
   30 Americans - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Trasfiguration - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month - Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
   28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month - Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2011
   Radical Drawing - Purdy Hicks Gallery, London (England)
Description  The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description  30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   2011 International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale - International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
   15 x 15: Celebrating Rush Arts Gallery's 15th Anniversary - Rush Arts Gallery, New York City, NY
   Twisted Selves - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
   El intervalo luminoso: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
   Collected. Vignettes - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description  30 Americans - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
   Tous cannibales - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
Description  Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2010
   Faces - Monica De Cardenas - Milano, Milan
   Water - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
   Summer Group Show - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
   Afro Modern. Journeys through the Black Atlantic - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Description  Disidentification - Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
   In the Company of Alice - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
Description  Outside the Box . Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   With or Without You: Art in Harlem, 2000 - 2006 - - Triple Candie, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Contemplating the Void - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   The Modern Myth: Drawing Mythologies in Modern Times - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Disquieted - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
   Visceral Bodies - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (England)
   Pandora's Box - Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
   Tha Visible Vagina - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
   Inaugural Group Exhibition - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

2009
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   A Delicate Touch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
   Paint Made Flesh - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Description and image  Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
   10e Biennale de Lyon - The Spectacle of the Everyday - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   Contemporary and Modern Works - AR Contemporary Gallery, Milan
   The Figure and Dr Freud - Haunch of Venison - New York, New York City, NY
   Paint Made Flesh - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Description and image  Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Woman and Art - Stenersenmuseet, Oslo
   Rebelle - Kunst & Feminisme 1969 - 2009 - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
   Women’s Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Description  Under the Knife - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
   Sortilčges - Fondation pour L'art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
   Nafas - AR Contemporary Gallery, Milan
   Drawings and Watercolors - Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
   Paint Made Flesh - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
   Damaged Romanticism - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY

2008
   30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Objects of Value - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
Description  VideoStudio - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description and image  Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
   Under the Influence - Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
Description  Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
Description and image  U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art - U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Description and image  In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   Pandora's Box - Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
   Black womenhood - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
   Collage: The Unmonumental Picture - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

2007
   Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Collage - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
   Body Politic - Branch Gallery, Durham, NC
   Star Power - Museum as Body Electric - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
  The Saatchi GalleryUSA Today - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message
   USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
   Every revolution is a roll of the dice - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
   Cinema Remixed and Reloaded (Part I) - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   Taking Aim: Selections from the Elliot L. Perry Collection - Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
   Options within Realism - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
   Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
   Paper Baglady and Other Stories - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (England)
   Dreams on Canvas: Surrealism in Europe and America - Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
   Out of Time - A Contemporary View - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2006
Description and image  New York, Interrupted - PKM GALLERY - Beijing, Beijing
   Distant Relatives/Relative Distance - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
   2° Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla - BIACS - Fundación Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Sevilla
   Interstellar Low Ways - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
   USA Today - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   (Re) Volver - Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon
   Sixth International Biennial Exhibition: Still Points of the Turning World - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   SITE Santa Fe's Sixth International Biennial - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
   Distant Relatives/Relative Distance - Stevenson, Cape Town
Description and image  Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   Land Mine - Laleh Khorramian, Wangechi Mutu, and Michael Zansky - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Description  Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo (UD)
Description and works of art The Saatchi GalleryThe Triumph of Painting - Part 4 - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message
   Having New Eyes - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   ‘The Triumph of Painting’ from the Saatchi collection - Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)

2005
   CUT - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
   Figures of Thinking - Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Richard E. Peeler Art Center - DePauw University , Greencastle, IN
   Girls on film - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
   African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   25 Bold Moves - House of Campari, New York City, NY
   The White Rose - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
Description and image  Greater New York 2005 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
   Rewind, Re-Cast, Review - Ramapo College Art Galleries, Mahwah, NJ
   Figuratively Speaking - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
Description and image  African Queen - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

2004
   Untitled - Pin Up - Contemporary Collage and Drawing - Tate Modern, London (England)
   I feel mysterious today - - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL (closed)
Description and image  Fight or Flight - Baker / Gartrell / Gatson / Mutu / Swanson / Witenstein - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Description  Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Looking Both Ways - Contemporary African Diaspora - Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
   5th Gwangju Biennal 2004 - A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
   Figuratively - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   She´s Come Undone - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Sixth Annual Altoids - Curiously Strong Collection - - Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX (closed, 2011)
   Looking Both Ways - Contemporary Artists from Africa - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
   It´s About Memory - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Dessins et des autres - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

2003
   Self Portraits: A Vogue Portfolio - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   We Are Electric - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   B.Q.E. - Part I - Queens - White Box, New York City, NY
   Black President - The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Dubrow International - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY

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Belgium

 Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels

United Kingdom

 Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (England)
 Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

USA

 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
 Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

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United Kingdom

www.saatchigallery.comThe Saatchi Gallery, London (England) eMail

USA

 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
 The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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